Predictores psicológicos del riesgo suicida en estudiantes universitarios

Anyerson Stiths Gómez Tabares, César Núñez, Vicente E. Caballo, María Paula Agudelo Osorio, Andrés Mauricio Grisales Aguirre

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This work shows the risk factors and psychological predictors associated with suicidal behavior in university students in Manizales and Medellín (Colombia). The sample comprised 1408 students. Plutchik’s suicide risk, Beck’s despair and depression and Barratt impulsivity scales were used. A suicide risk factor of 23.2% was found. Binary regression analysis shows that depression (OR= 1.2), impulsivity (OR= 1.04), hopelessness (OR= 1.1), suicide attempt (OR= 31.5), mental illness and family suicide attempt (OR= 2.2, OR= 2.1) explain between 41% and 62% of the variance of suicide risk. Through a structural equation modeling analysis, three explanatory models were established that show mental illness and suicide attempt in the family (model 1), impulsivity (model 2), and a history of suicide attempt by the student (model 3) are suicide mediating variables. The greatest total effect occurred in model 3, which explains 62.7% of the variation in suicide risk.

Título traducido de la contribuciónPsychological predictors of suicide risk in university students
Idioma originalEspañol
Páginas (desde-hasta)391-413
Número de páginas23
PublicaciónBehavioral Psychology/ Psicologia Conductual
Volumen27
N.º3
EstadoPublicada - 15 dic 2019

Palabras clave

  • Depression
  • Impulsivity
  • Psychological predictor
  • Suicide risk
  • University students

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    Tabares, A. S. G., Núñez, C., Caballo, V. E., Osorio, M. P. A., & Aguirre, A. M. G. (2019). Predictores psicológicos del riesgo suicida en estudiantes universitarios. Behavioral Psychology/ Psicologia Conductual, 27(3), 391-413.